Iams® Premium Protection™ Adult Cat

Recommended For: Adult Maintenance - 1 year and older Print


The Most Advanced Iams Nutrition for a Lifetime of Love.

Iams is deeply committed to enhancing the well-being of dogs and cats for a lifetime of love with your pet. It is this commitment that inspired Iams nutritionists to work closely with veterinarians and create the ultimate Iams food for all your cat's nutritional needs. The result is Iams Premium Protection.

The nutrient-rich chicken by-product meal in Iams Premium Protection is an excellent source of protein. It naturally contains minerals and amino acids essential to cats. Our products contain only highly refined chicken by-product meal, which has enhanced quality and nutritional value.

This Iams Premium Protection formula has PreBiotics that work inside the digestive tract to promote healthy digestion and strong defenses.

Iams Premium Protection Adult Cat Features:

Premium Protection is precisely formulated using only our highest-quality ingredients, further enhanced with:

  • An advanced 2-part fiber system to promote healthy digestion
  • 2x the antioxidant vitamin E to promote a strong, healthy immune system*
  • A natural source of taurine for healthy heart and eyes
  • Crunchy kibbles to help reduce tartar buildup
  • L-Carnitine to help burn fat
  • No added fillers, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives

Premium Protection is Iams' Most Advanced Nutrition, Built from Iams' Highest-Quality Ingredients. Guaranteed-. Learn why Iams is so confident about our quality.

*vs. Iams Adult Maintenance (1-7 yrs) dry cat foods
-Iams Cat Foods offer a 100% guarantee.


Chicken, Chicken By-Product Meal, Corn Meal, Corn Grits, Chicken Fat (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Chicken Meal, Dried Beet Pulp, Dried Egg Product, Natural Flavor, Fish Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Sodium Bisulfate, Potassium Chloride, Fructooligosaccharides, Choline Chloride, DL-Methionine, Brewers Dried Yeast, Calcium Carbonate, Vitamin E Supplement, Taurine, Vitamins (Niacin, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin A Acetate, Calcium Pantothenate, Biotin, Thiamine Mononitrate (source of vitamin B1), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (source of vitamin B6), Vitamin B12 Supplement, Riboflavin Supplement (source of vitamin B2), Inositol, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Folic Acid), Minerals (Zinc Oxide, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Potassium Iodide, Cobalt Carbonate), L-Carnitine, Rosemary Extract

Nutrient Analysis
Crude Protein, minimum 32.00 %
Crude Fat, minimum 21.00 %
Crude Fiber, maximum 3.00 %
Moisture, maximum 10.00 %
Ash, maximum 7.00 %
Magnesium, maximum 0.10 %
Vitamin E, minimum 250 IU/kg
L-Carnitine, minimum 80 mg/kg*
Omega-6 Fatty Acids, minimum 2.65 %*
Omega-3 Fatty Acids, minimum 0.38 %*

*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO Cat Food Nutrient Profiles.

Weight Maintenance-Feed Daily
4 lbs 1/4 - 1/3 cups
8 lbs 1/2 - 2/3 cups
12 lbs 2/3 - 1 cups
16 lbs 1 - 1 1/4 cups
22 lbs 1 1/4 - 1 3/4 cups

These guideline amounts are a starting point and your cat may need more food depending on age, activity and temperament. In order to reach optimal body condition, you may need to adjust food intake. This represents the total recommended volume of food per day. You should divide the total recommended feeding amount by the number of times you feed your cat per day to get the actual portion size per feeding.

  • If you have a kitten, pregnant or nursing cat, we recommend feeding Iams Premium Protection Kitten Food.
  • Remember to have clean, fresh water available for your cat at all times.
  • Recommended for adult cats 1 year and older.
  • When introducing Iams Cat Food, gradually mix it with your cat's current food over the course of 4 days.
  • If you have questions regarding your cat's health, please consult your veterinarian.

3997 kcal/kg, 402.98 kcal/cup


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